Other stuff, and Power Management
hughsient at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 16:14:58 EST 2006
On Sat, 2006-12-09 at 10:18 -1000, Mitch Bradley wrote:
> The firmware does not support SD yet. It hasn't been a priority...
No worries, just making sure I'm not being an idiot ;-)
> The power button should turn off the machine if you hold it in for 4
> seconds, just like on a PC. More complicated instant power management,
> like suspend, is not yet implemented. The power button does generate
> keycodes, but the OS infrastructure to handle them is not yet ready for
> prime time.
Sure. I'll see what I can do to help about that.
> The brightness level is changed by sending commands to the DCON chip via
> SMBUS. The kernel does the talking to SMBUS; OF is not running once the
> kernel takes control.
So can we just use the backlight kernel class? Writing a new value
didn't seem to be working for me.
> I don't know the answers to the rest of your questions.
No worries, thanks for the quick reply.
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